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Forum: Coders. Contest 17 July 2019, 23:25
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Posted By mcgeezer
Had a bit of a night off coding and played a few...

Had a bit of a night off coding and played a few of my best shooters... Nex Machina and Raiden...

While I was playing the latter something dawned on me which I confirmed by running though MAME.
...
Forum: Coders. Contest 16 July 2019, 23:24
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
You'd be surprised as to how much effort it takes...

You'd be surprised as to how much effort it takes to actually build a hi-score entry screen. It's one of those jobs that when you build a game you don't really relish the prospect of coding it...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 16 July 2019, 08:43
Replies: 30
Views: 1,886
Posted By mcgeezer
Really nice Seko. If I can give you just one...

Really nice Seko.

If I can give you just one tip on making a game - try and split out all of your source code into different files, it looks like you have a rather large source file of over 1000...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 July 2019, 22:38
Replies: 22
Views: 2,577
Posted By mcgeezer
Same here! Would love to try it!

Same here! Would love to try it!
Forum: Amiga scene 15 July 2019, 17:26
Replies: 552
Views: 25,821
Posted By mcgeezer
Damien isn't a mod.

Damien isn't a mod.
Forum: Amiga scene 15 July 2019, 17:16
Replies: 552
Views: 25,821
Posted By mcgeezer
Roondar.... I honestly don't know why you give...

Roondar.... I honestly don't know why you give this guy your quality time in typing out proper responses, he's clearly a jelly head.

You should just write ....
The lady doth protest too much,...
Forum: Coders. Contest 15 July 2019, 13:47
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
Disgraceful how they can let a machine go like...

Disgraceful how they can let a machine go like that.
Forum: Coders. Contest 13 July 2019, 23:42
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
I've started work on the hi-score table here.......

I've started work on the hi-score table here.... pretty much part 1 of 2.

It isn't a game without the hi-score... however the Amiga version will only have 5 entries, the arcade had 50... there'...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 July 2019, 00:22
Replies: 552
Views: 25,821
Posted By mcgeezer
You were probably given a neogeo for xmas, right?...

You were probably given a neogeo for xmas, right?
Right!
Forum: Amiga scene 10 July 2019, 13:30
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By mcgeezer
Is anyone going to the NERG this weekend?

The NERG is now in its 7th year, I've been for the last 4 years and it's always been class.

Anyone going from here from up my neck of the woods?
...
Forum: Coders. General 08 July 2019, 22:30
Replies: 43
Views: 2,225
Posted By mcgeezer
Rygar also has this problem in that I have 54...

Rygar also has this problem in that I have 54 small level files, the problem is I can't box them up as they are loaded after each round is completed. All I can do is endeavour to keep them close to...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 July 2019, 21:38
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By mcgeezer
You're a legend Ross - no other word for it.

You're a legend Ross - no other word for it.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 July 2019, 20:10
Replies: 552
Views: 25,821
Posted By mcgeezer
This guy needs to be fucking sectioned.

This guy needs to be fucking sectioned.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 July 2019, 18:34
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By mcgeezer
Thanks Ross, i’ll go for the dos.lib option. If...

Thanks Ross, i’ll go for the dos.lib option. If u have the code around then great but otherwise i can code it, i just needed some pointers is all which u have already given!

Top man!
Graeme
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 July 2019, 17:49
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By mcgeezer
Returning the current working floppy drive device

Hi all,

Does anyone know of any quick ways to get he current working floppy device.

The example I have is that my start-up sequence loads my game executable from the current device, but then...
Forum: Coders. Contest 07 July 2019, 21:58
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
Excellent Don_Adan... have plugged this in and it...

Excellent Don_Adan... have plugged this in and it works great! Much smaller and tidier than my code.
Forum: Coders. Contest 07 July 2019, 19:00
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
My bad - you are as always right... :blased ... ...

My bad - you are as always right... :blased ... for some reason I misinterpreted the roxr.b in that it would rotate the bits back in to the msb of the byte.

The actual first run always produces 0...
Forum: Coders. Contest 07 July 2019, 18:35
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
Yes because if d0 is greater than $FF then the...

Yes because if d0 is greater than $FF then the move.b (a0,d0),d1 will over run past the look up table.

I fixed it by simply setting d0=0, I didn't try it but I guess I could have fixed it by doing...
Forum: Coders. Contest 07 July 2019, 17:10
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
d0 needs to be 0 on the Reverse Longword sub, I...

d0 needs to be 0 on the Reverse Longword sub, I know it only too well because I had an over flow when I called it and it took me a while to find the problem. I was finding that any sprite above 255...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 July 2019, 16:53
Replies: 552
Views: 25,821
Posted By mcgeezer
Wrong. Wrong again. Wrong...

Wrong.



Wrong again.



Wrong again - congratulations on the hatrick.
Forum: Coders. Contest 07 July 2019, 16:22
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
You are welcome, I actually ditched my reverse...

You are welcome, I actually ditched my reverse byte generator in favour of Ross', but kept my longword reverse code, Ross's generator has a slight error in that d1 needs to be 0 on entry. (I'm sure...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 July 2019, 15:35
Replies: 552
Views: 25,821
Posted By mcgeezer
I agree, you’re due an apology over that comment....

I agree, you’re due an apology over that comment.

I think you just need to choose better meaning words, when you call a machine totally crap/useless it can come across as offensive (especially...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 July 2019, 12:23
Replies: 552
Views: 25,821
Posted By mcgeezer
Personally, I think the A1200 is a great machine...

Personally, I think the A1200 is a great machine once you know how to exploit it properly. To say the machine is "almost totally crap" and then to provide wisdom of hindsight to the engineers that...
Forum: Coders. Contest 07 July 2019, 10:14
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
Absolutely no offence taken at all and it...

Absolutely no offence taken at all and it certainly didn't come across as detracting me from Rygar. In my response I'm just trying to put around some context why I wouldn't take on another big...
Forum: Coders. Contest 07 July 2019, 00:31
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
The current code for Rygar contains 23,253 lines...

The current code for Rygar contains 23,253 lines of assembler (not including tables or blank lines). I've stated on a few occasions that I don't like coding during the summer months but I want Rygar...
Forum: Coders. Contest 06 July 2019, 20:20
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
I haven't tested your code Ross but it looks like...

I haven't tested your code Ross but it looks like it breaks the stack?
Forum: Coders. Contest 06 July 2019, 18:28
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
Well, thanks to that idea by JuanLuis I have...

Well, thanks to that idea by JuanLuis I have saved myself a decent 40Kb of disk space.

Here's another video... it's a before and after job. The game loads only sprite assets that are either...
Forum: Coders. Contest 06 July 2019, 16:56
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
I don't think so because it looks like Contra was...

I don't think so because it looks like Contra was already released on the Amiga.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgQEI9p-1dM

Geezer
Forum: Coders. Contest 05 July 2019, 23:10
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
Finally debugged the bloody Dragons code and now...

Finally debugged the bloody Dragons code and now they're working.

I had a bug in the code when the Rider throws the hammer which wiped out part of the hardware sprites.... took me bloody ages to...
Forum: Coders. Contest 05 July 2019, 18:07
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
Thanks Juanluis, There’s some great ideas...

Thanks Juanluis,

There’s some great ideas here - i had not considered flipping the sprites and i could probably gain 50kb by doing that so will do it.

I had considered boxing up the small files...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 July 2019, 17:49
Replies: 552
Views: 25,821
Posted By mcgeezer
I think what killed off Commodore was they simply...

I think what killed off Commodore was they simply didn't have an answer for developers on the rife piracy that was going on, so when the SMS, SNES and Megadrive came along with their cartridge games...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 01 July 2019, 19:16
Replies: 30
Views: 1,886
Posted By mcgeezer
I tell you what, some of them lot over at the ppa...

I tell you what, some of them lot over at the ppa are a bunch of horrible twats with no respect. The Amiga would be a better platform without that toxic piece of shit site. Testament to it is that...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 30 June 2019, 22:09
Replies: 30
Views: 1,886
Posted By mcgeezer
Now this is looking really good.

Now this is looking really good.
Forum: Coders. Contest 28 June 2019, 22:28
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
Thanks buddy. Here's some Rhino Riders too...

Thanks buddy.

Here's some Rhino Riders too throwing some big ass hammers.

https://youtu.be/7m9lMpb9cBc


I'm pretty proud of my sprite engine here.... notice how i can kill the rider...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 June 2019, 17:03
Replies: 61
Views: 2,622
Posted By mcgeezer
Psygnosis all day for me. I think the only...

Psygnosis all day for me.

I think the only team 17 game i came close to liking was alien breed. I absolutely loathe superfrog and i’m probably the only one that doesn’t like alister brimbels...
Forum: Coders. Contest 26 June 2019, 23:17
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
Yeah, there's a fair bit of gradient in the...

Yeah, there's a fair bit of gradient in the mountains too which makes it stand our nicely.

No, I'm off to the Butlins in Minehead, bloody long drive from Sunderland.... the bairn wanted to go to...
Forum: Coders. Contest 26 June 2019, 23:01
Replies: 1,179
Views: 81,590
Posted By mcgeezer
There's nothing like a nice big bonanza. ...

There's nothing like a nice big bonanza.

https://youtu.be/4H2yHQAcKow

Rounds 1-12 completed... working on 13 for the next few days, then off for a week to Butlins.

Round 13 needs extra care...
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 June 2019, 22:12
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By mcgeezer
OK, I think I understand but the conditions for...

OK, I think I understand but the conditions for writing the COPJMP are not happening when the game corrupts.

In answer to the question, when Rygar enters the sanctuary scene and the bonus text is...
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 June 2019, 20:40
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By mcgeezer
In some places i do yes.

In some places i do yes.
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 June 2019, 19:02
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By mcgeezer
Believe me I've been knee deep in this. ...

Believe me I've been knee deep in this.

Marking the start of every function and putting canaries all over the place.

The problem is so intermittent it is frustrating (it might do it 1/20...
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